16 06, 2016

Best of Taste Taiwan

By | June 16th, 2016|Categories: Taiwan|Tags: , , , |

Photo courtesy of Taiwan, located in the “Heart of Asia,” is renowned for its award-winning cuisine, historical attractions, and stunning natural scenery, making it the perfect destination for both the week vacationer, for those taking a gap year or making a move, and also for layover visits to Asia. Situated on the Tropic [...]

8 12, 2014

“A Path Appears” Documentary

By | December 8th, 2014|Categories: Africa, Central America, Haiti, US|Tags: , , , , , |

Women make up the majority of the more than 1 billion people living in unacceptable conditions of poverty worldwide. From the Creators of "Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide", comes another wonderful documentary about Hope. A Call to Action. And what a little help we can offer can make a humongous impact [...]

28 05, 2012

The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel

By | May 28th, 2012|Categories: India|Tags: |

  I enjoyed watching The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel movie today starring Judy Dench and Slumdog Millionaire star Dev Patel. "The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel" follows a group of British retirees who decide to "outsource" their retirement to less expensive and seemingly exotic India. Enticed by advertisements for the newly restored Marigold Hotel and bolstered [...]

20 10, 2010

Outsourced:: New Sitcom Fall 2010

By | October 20th, 2010|Categories: India, US|Tags: |

I am loving the new sitcom on NBC:: Outsourced. Now you say automatically, "Of course Jacki you'd love that show! There's Indians on there!" Yes, I do admire and celebrate Indian culture as one of my favorites, but this show is truly enjoyable to watch with a lot of truth. Only 4 episodes have broadcasted, [...]

25 07, 2010

Eat, Pray, Love

By | July 25th, 2010|Categories: Bali, Europe, India, Indonesia, Italy, SE Asia, Varanassi|Tags: , , , , |

How many of you have read Eat, Pray, Love & have dreamt of blissfully drifting away to the 3 beautiful countries starting with 'I' -- Italy to fall in Love & indulge, India to seek Spirituality & Balance at an Ashram from 3am-noon, Indonesia for a Simple life on motorbikes & learning the culture? Disregard the [...]

22 02, 2010

Motorcycle Diaries

By | February 22nd, 2010|Categories: Dharma Bum|Tags: |

My Recommended Movie of the Week: Motorcycle Diaries (2004) Based on a motorcycle journey the Argentinian legendary Ernesto "Che" Guevara took on a semester before graduating medical school with his older friend Alberto. Ernesto was well educated through med school, specializing in Leprosy which was especially infamous during that era and area. He was also [...]

20 01, 2010

Documentary “Gum for my Boat”

By | January 20th, 2010|Categories: Bangladesh|Tags: , |

by The Wuss Productions - "Gum for My Boat is a story of hope focusing on the Bangladesh Surf Club and its members. The Club consists of more than 70 boys and girls and helps to introduce surfing into a culture in a very unconventional way. Their love for surfing brings them together and introduces [...]

25 09, 2009

Best Disney Movies & Songs!

By | September 25th, 2009|Categories: Dharma Bum|Tags: |

This is what happens when I relax on a Friday night.. Lion King "Hakuna Matata" - - The best thing that's ever happened in our century! Aladdin I wanna meet a handsome man to show me the world on his magic carpet! Pocahontas Lady & the Tramp Cinderella Snow White Alice in Wonderland ... and [...]

4 05, 2009

Beautiful Music Videos

By | May 4th, 2009|Categories: Dharma Bum|Tags: |

Janet Jackson "Runaway" TLC "Waterfall" Ziggy Marley "Love is my Religion" Let's sing along to it!! And make it our International Song: "Love is my religion, Love is my religion, Love is my religion I'll take you to the temple tonight All my days I've been searching, to find out what this life is worth [...]

15 04, 2009

Film Festivals in Los Angeles

By | April 15th, 2009|Categories: Los Angeles|Tags: |

Asian Pacific Film Festival, April 30-May 7 Film Schedule: Indian Film Festival, April 21-26 at ArcLight Cinema! Film Schedule: Jewish Film Festival, April 23-30. Film Schedule: Who's Joining me?? Reel Film Festival for Women